Milestones Annual Benefit 2019 - October 26, 2019
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Milestones Autism Resources

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Warrensville Heights, OH 44128

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Home Events National Autism Conference Special Features Straight from the Source

Our Straight from the Source panel sessions offered valuable perspectives, relatable stories, and helpful advice for individuals with ASD, parents, family members taking on the challenges of autism.

This year we offered these Straight from the Source sessions:

Tuesday, June 11
A-06 Straight from the Source: Experiences of African Americans and ASD
The diagnostic rate of autism is on the rise, but it’s partially because children of color are being diagnosed at a more equitable rate. Hear from African American parents and self-advocates about their experiences in medical, school and therapeutic settings to learn how professionals can enhance their practices to be more culturally sensitive and accessible.
Families will gain insight from the parents' and self-advocates' personal perspectives as to what was most helpful to their development and growth as children of color on the autism spectrum. 

Wednesday, June 12
H-06 Straight from the Source: The Future is Female 
With the rate of diagnosis for females continuing to climb, Milestones Straight from the Source takes on autism from the female perspective! Hear from women on the autism spectrum about how life might look different for them as females. The gap in diagnosis will be addressed by panelists describing how they might present difficulty in a medical, school or therapeutic settings. The panelists will provide their feedback for loved ones about how best to support females on the spectrum and how their supports might look differently than those for males. 

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